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where he inaugurated the cesar chavez national monument, the headquarters of the united farm workers. this was a very big deal and it really sort of dramatizes the importance of the latino vote, not just in california but everywhere in these swing states. when you're talking about colorado, nevada, this is a must-win vote. he's ahead by a very wide margin, but you've got to get that vote energized and pumped up. >> coming back to the debate, joe biden, the democrats loved it but he was criticized for being a little too hot, a little too much smiling, laughing too much and interrupting. obama had been interrupted for being too cool. is this like the goldilocks debate? too hot, too cool and just right next week? >> obama has a challenge because after being so low key at the first one, he has to come out swinging at the one on tuesday. you know, he can't be two different personalities. but the fact is -- there's a lot at stake at these debates. it's not just about the undecided vote. there's a lot of down ticket races here in california that depend on democrats being excited about getti
cesar chavez. our white house correspondent dan lothian is traveling with the president right now. what's the latest areaction coming from the obama campaign? >> reporter: first of all, the president himself has not reacted to that speech by mitt romney. but last night at a major fund-raiser in los angeles, he was flexing his foreign policy muscles right off the top of his remarks, he was talking about how he ended the war in iraq, how he's winding down the war in afghanistan, how he's gone after terrorists, how he got osama bin laden. those are just some examples, says his campaign, of strong leadership. as president obama honored civil rights icon cesar chavez -- >> the movement he helped to lead was sustained by a generation of organizers who stood up and spoke out and urged others to do the same. >> reporter: his campaign worked to shred gop nominee mitt romney's foreign policy chops, rolling out this hard-hitting web ad reminding voters of what they called stumbles on the world stage. >> governor romney not too long ago said, the russian federation is our number one strategic threa
to announce the establishment of the cesar chavez national monument near bakersfield. he'll arrive in san francisco in the afternoon for a fund-raising concert with john legend, plus a $20,000 a plate dinner. 49ers quarterback alex smith is expected to attend. >>> still basking in the success of wednesday's presidential debate, republican nominee mitt romney is in the electoral-rich state of florida this weekend. he and his wife ann were greeted by a throng of supporters waving american flags in st. petersburg yesterday. he told the crowd that president obama failed to discuss his jobs initiative during the debate. >> he got a chance to explain his jobs program, how he'll create new jobs in america. did you hear what he to say? i didn't either. >> after that event, the romneys shook hands and posed for pictures with customers at a cuban restaurant in tampa, the same city where he accepted the republican presidential nomination. >>> well, activists had a little fun with mitt romney's big bird comment at the debate the other night. they staged a mock fight between mitt romney and big bird y
an event where he's going to dedicate a national monument to cesar chavez, the famous champion of immigrant worker rights in the agricultural sector in the '60s and '70s. he's going to have some campaign events in ohio on his way back. he has a down day here on wednesday. thursday it's back down to florida. perhaps the key swing state, craig. >> mike, thanks. appreciate that. vice presidential candidate paul ryan surfaced after three days of intense debate camp. he spent the afternoon at a fundraiser in chicago. he's heading back home to wisconsin. while ryan's most intense debate prep may be over, there's no doubt this is probably the most important week of his political career so far. ron mott is joining me from wisconsin. good afternoon to you, sir. >> hey there, craig. good sunday afternoon to you. paul ryan just wrapped up a fundraiser down in chicago, about 85, 90 miles south of us here. he is on the way back here. he lives just up the road. as you mentioned, he just finished that intense three-day debate camp down in virginia. ted olson, the former u.s. solicitor general, was his deb
as a monument. he's with the widow of cesar chavez and the co-founder of united farm workers as they tour the memorial. designated a home of the labor leader as a national monument yesterday. republicans said it was a desperate attempt to shore up latino support. that's from the "washington times." but also right that romney is seeking to gain among early voters. the race is on to get early voters who are starting to go to the polls now. another headline from the wall street journal -- and here's a story looking at financial news and how that affects campaign 2012 -- and gas prices, california gas prices are expected to relax. they have had high prices recently and the governor has called for an early winter blend fuel. starting today and every tuesday up to election day we will get electoral scoreboard updates from a variety of publications. today features the wall street journal electoral map. a political reporter is joining us from the wall street journal. colleen? guest: first, we can see which states are swing states. we have at 8. a fairly small number of states up for grabs. within
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